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Pound-for-pound high school rankings

Friday, October 31, 2014

POUND-FOR-POUND HIGH SCHOOL RANKINGS Team (with last week’s rank) 1. COE-BROWN GIRLS X-C (3) All 7 runners placed in the top 13 as the Bears won their fifth straight D-II title. 2. BOW GOLF (1) They haven’t played in three weeks, but the three-time champs still deserve this spot. 3. COE-BROWN BOYS’ X-C (NR) After dominating for the D-II title, it’s clear these Bears should have been ranked sooner. 4. BOW FOOTBALL (2) The Falcons (7-0) can finish an undefeated regular season tomorrow against 6-1 Somersworth. 5. HOPKINTON FIELD HOCKEY (5) Yesterday’s 2-1 overtime win against Gilford moved the Hawks (16-0) to Sunday’s final. 6. …

A roundup of local sports briefs, news and announcements

Friday, October 31, 2014

St. Paul’s results The St. Paul’s boys’ varsity hockey team beat St. Sebastian’s, 2-1. Esteban Dardani and Chavez Mbeki scored for St. Paul’s. Tryouts/registrations Bow Athletic Club basketball registration is open for students in grades 1-12. Signups are online only. Go to bowathleticclub.com and click the online registration link. Email info@bowathleticclub.com. Pembroke Rec basketball signups for boys and girls in pre-school, kindergarten and …

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Thursday, October 30, 2014

Concord Rec soccer champs Over the weekend, the Concord Recreation Division III soccer league ended with the grade 5-6 championships. On Saturday, the purple Abbot-Downing team (coached by Bert Cooper, team pictured right) defeated the orange St. John’s team (coached by Steve Sullivan), 1-0, in the girls’ championship. In the boys’ championship, the …

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Monday, October 6, 2014

Middle school results The Deerfield boys’ cross country team won the Thetford, Vt., Woods Trail Run for the second straight year, led by Forest MacKenzie’s first-place finish in 9:29. MacKenzie (pictured) also won the Manchester Invitational last week …

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Sunday, October 5, 2014

JV results The Bow JV field hockey team beat Hopkinton, 3-2. Laura Hoeker (two goals) and Katie Jenkins (goal, assist) led the attack, while Riley Hicks played well on defense. ∎ The Hillsboro-Deering JV girls’ volleyball team fell to Campbell. Catherine Montanez (four aces, two kills) and Lydia Powell …

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Saturday, October 4, 2014

JV results The Concord JV girls’ soccer team beat Manchester Central, 1-0. Maddi Therrien scored the lone goal. Goalkeeper Srilekha Nulie posted seven saves. ∎ The Hopkinton JV field hockey team lost to Bow, 3-2. Lilly Hoffman scored both goals for the Hawks, and Mackenzie Mele and Claire Reidy …

Pound-for-pound high school rankings

Friday, October 3, 2014

POUND-FOR-POUND HIGH SCHOOL RANKINGS Team 1. COE-BROWN GIRLS’ X-C (1) The Bears beat some of New England’s best to win the Manchester Invite Elite Division. 2. BOW FOOTBALL (2) The Falcons (3-0) have outscored their opponents 129-7. 3. BOW GOLF (3) The Falcons finished 22-0 with yesterday’s wins …

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Friday, October 3, 2014

JV results The Bow High girls’ JV soccer team defeated Bishop Brady, 6-1. Molly Garrett (goal, two assists), Bridget Ehrenberg (two goals), Sarah Martin (goal), Shannon Murray (goal), Abbey Horner (goal) and Meredith Osburn (assist) led the offense for Bow. Osburn, Brooke Johnson and Kristen Benson all played …

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Thursday, October 2, 2014

JV results The John Stark JV girls’ soccer team fell to Goffstown, 1-0. ∎ The Hillsboro-Deering JV girls’ volleyball team fell to Raymond, 25-17, 25-15, 15-13, on Monday. ∎ The H-D/Hopkinton Redhawks JV football team defeated the Exeter sophomore team, 21-14. Henry Yianakoplos threw touchdown passes to Travis Stephansky and …

Letter: How about some solutions?

Wednesday, October 1, 2014

Have you seen it? I’m sure you have. Mudslinging ads on TV have trickled over to news stories and letters in the paper. Many Democrat candidates for office and liberal organizations are on an endless smear campaign of Republican candidates, regardless of whether running for state representative or …

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Wednesday, October 1, 2014

Charity 5K champion Matthew Bartolotti of Henniker (pictured above, left) won the Michael G. Williams Memorial Fun Run 5K with a time of 20:52. The was race organized by John Stark senior Jessie Osgood (above right) for her …

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Tuesday, September 30, 2014

Concord Crew result The Concord crew team had first-place showings from the men’s first varsity eight, men’s second varsity four, men’s novice eight, women’s second varsity eight and women’s novice four Saturday at the Waterworks Challenge Regatta. The …

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Monday, September 29, 2014

Golf tournament “Team Stringer,” the team made up of Scott Haskell, Ian Stringer, Jay Darrah and Jason Carr (pictured above), won the PMHS Boys’ Basketball Golf Tournament at Loudon Country Club with a score of 11-under. Youth hockey …